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For Sale: South Dakota Town With Bar, $399,000

The prairie hamlet of Swett population 2 plus a dog comes with 6 acres, a house, three trailers, an old tire shop and a Volvo semi. If you don't have the money, no Swett.

Georgia Laws In Effect As Of July 1

New Georgia laws go into effect on July 1. From the controversial gun law to the e-cigarettes bill, here's a list of what these laws do and some of the reactions they've caused so far.

5 Things To Know For The U.S. Vs. Belgium Game

Two key questions are whether the U.S. can strike early, as it did against Ghana, and whether Belgium can pull away late, as it has in all its games so far in Brazil.

Older Adults Are Fatter Than Ever, Increasing Their Risk Of Illness

There's good news and bad news about aging boomers, a Census Bureau report finds. They're drinking less and voting more, but they're also heavier, which could mean less independence later.

An Algorithm Is A Curator At The Sept. 11 Museum

Curators at the September 11 Memorial and Museum came up with a novel solution to the problem of interpreting the tragedy. They put a computer algorithm in charge of an exhibit. But is it objective?

France's Former President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

Suspicions about Nicolas Sarkozy's fundraising activities also touch on late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the heiress to the L'Oreal fortune.

Thousands Rally In Hong Kong To Call For Democratic Vote

Activists are threatening to blockade the city's financial district unless China allows a free and fair vote to elect Hong Kong's leader.

Israel Kills Man In Raid As Troops Seek Teens' Abductors

The operation was part of the search for two Palestinians suspected in the deaths of three Israeli teens whose bodies were found Monday.

VA Offers Doctor's Appointment To Man Who Died In 2012

A Massachusetts woman got a letter saying that a Veterans Affairs hospital was ready to see her husband, a Vietnam veteran who died of a brain tumor nearly two years ago.

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